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Man with Rare Disorder Leads Normal Life After Stomach-Sparing Procedure

Man with Rare Disorder Leads Normal Life After Stomach-Sparing Procedure

Aug 30, 2019

“So much of it is just having the right outlook, to count your blessings. I have a very supportive family, who are great advocates for my care, and Cleveland Clinic is phenomenal. Everything there is top-notch, from the facilities to the nurses and staff. Dr. Bhatt is a lifesaver, and my whole family is so thankful to him.”
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Rachel is back in Hawaii and hopes to run a marathon in December. (Courtesy: Rachel Parker)

Marathon Runner Plans Next Race, Thanks to Minimally-Invasive Surgery to Remove Liver Tumor

Aug 28, 2019

“Don’t ignore a health problem because you’re scared. Find the best team to help treat you, like I did.”
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Monica Kress, before and after undergoing bariatric surgery at Cleveland Clinic Akron General

Enjoying an Active, Pain-free Life Thanks to Weight Loss Surgery

Jun 7, 2019

“Even though I was an athlete, I’d always had a bit of a weight problem, but it wasn’t a big deal when I was younger... the surgery gave me back my belief in myself. And my knees don’t hurt anymore!”
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